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A DOUBLE BALLAD OF AUGUST, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All afric, winged with death and fire
Last Line: Life yearns for solace toward the sea.
Subject(s): August; Sea; Wind; Ocean


A YEAR'S CAROLS: AUGUST, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great august, lord of golden lands
Last Line: Make night a noon where darkness dies.
Subject(s): August; Night; Seasons; Bedtime


AN AUGUST SUNSET, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With what a glory in the west
Last Line: Than in the first flush of its power.
Subject(s): August; Beauty; Evening; Sunset; Twilight


AUGUST, by EDMUND WILLIAM GOSSE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The soul is like a song-bird, and must hold
Last Line: To wake renewed in beauty, freshly fair.
Subject(s): August


AUGUST, by ERNA E. HOEFS    Poem Text            
First Line: The month that rests upon the earth
Last Line: The promise made by spring.
Subject(s): August


AUGUST, by FRANCIS LEDWIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She'll come at dusky first of day
Last Line: And I will follow her away.
Subject(s): August; Beauty; Love; May (month); November


AUGUST, by MUNA LEE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Day after day the treeless street was baked
Last Line: Upon cool freshness of the cress-like phrases.
Alternate Author Name(s): Munoz Matin, Luis, Mrs.; Munoz Matin, Muna Lee
Subject(s): August


AUGUST, by CHARLES MAIR    Poem Text            
First Line: Dull august! Maiden of the sultry days
Last Line: The toil and languor of the sultry days.
Subject(s): August; Nature


AUGUST, by MABLE BANKS PIPER    Poem Text            
First Line: White clouds, blue skies
Last Line: When she finds her first gray hair.
Subject(s): August


AUGUST, by LIZETTE WOODWORTH REESE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No wind, no bird. The river flames like brass
Last Line: Drifts the noon's single cloud, white, glaring, still.
Subject(s): August


AUGUST, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No breezes stir the foliage
Last Line: By some lilied pond or brook.
Subject(s): August; Summer


AUGUST, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There were four apples on the bough
Last Line: Mown from the harvest's middle-floor
Subject(s): Apples; August; Fruit; Trees


AUGUST, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead is the air, and still!
Last Line: Beauty, thus rethroned, accepts and blesses her children
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): August; Beauty; Life


AUGUST (1), by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A day of torpor in the sullen heat
Last Line: Within the arms of night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): August; Nature; Night; Sailing & Sailors; Bedtime


AUGUST (2), by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O mellow month and merry
Last Line: With bangles in your hair!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): August; Beauty; Seasons


AUGUST 20-21, by GERALD STERN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the age of loosestrife
Subject(s): August; Weeds


AUGUST 20-21, by GERALD STERN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the age of loosestrife
Last Line: He loves the wetness, he hates the violent sneezing
Subject(s): August; Weeds


AUGUST AFTERNOON, by J. P. IRVINE    Poem Source            
First Line: In stifling mows the men became
Subject(s): August; Nature


AUGUST EVENING, by SANDOR CSOORI    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: See, a hand sweeps stars
Last Line: Sending me to sleep beside you, again, tonight
Subject(s): August; Night


AUGUST EVENING WITH TRUMPET, by HARRY HUMES    Poem Source            
First Line: Up in the woods a neighbor or stranger
Last Line: As simply as longing or breath
Subject(s): August


AUGUST FIRST, by HAYDEN CARRUTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Late night on the porch, thinking
Last Line: The brook talks. The night listens
Subject(s): August


AUGUST IN THE CITY, by CHARLES HANSON TOWNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The brooding hours, through the dull afternoon.
Last Line: Where the glad, fresh rain beats!)
Subject(s): August; Cities; Urban Life


AUGUST MOOD, by DUNCAN CAMPBELL SCOTT    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where the pines have fallen on the hillside
Alternate Author Name(s): Scott, D. C.
Subject(s): August


AUGUST MOONRISE, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun was gone, and the moon was coming
Last Line: For the theft of all of me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): August


AUGUST NIGHT, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On a midsummer night, on a night that was eerie with stars
Last Line: You said, and no more.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): August; Night; Bedtime


AUGUST WEATHER, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead heat and windless air
Last Line: And the ripe apples fall.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Apples; August; Fruit; Harvest; Summer


AUGUST, ALCESTE, by MICHAEL CHARLES ALSTON MOTT    Poem Source            
First Line: Low tide, late afternoon when santa marias
Last Line: Alceste, say nothing final till I mend my song
Subject(s): August


BALLADE OF AUGUST, by PATRICK REGINALD CHALMERS    Poem Text            
First Line: Now, when the street-pent airs blow stale
Last Line: Neath other skies, 'mid stranger men!
Subject(s): August; Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


COLD AUGUST, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun had shrunk to a dime
Last Line: Them disappear in southward course.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): August; Birds; Cold; Hawks; Summer


CROSSING A FOOTBRIDGE ON SALT CREEK EARLY MORNING IN MID-AUGUST, by TWYLA HANSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: This time the great blue heron doesn't take flight
Last Line: It's taken my whole life to become this harmless
Subject(s): August; Bridges; Courage; Morning


END OF AUGUST, by JOHN SKOYLES    Poem Source            
First Line: The crease on the map
Last Line: By whatever preys upon them
Subject(s): August


FIRENZE IN AUGUST, by BERNADETTE HIGGINS    Poem Source            
First Line: Lizards, rosemary and %an adder cannot compensate
Last Line: Or whether, here too, %I would be an alien abroad
Subject(s): August; Tourists


FORTY STEPS IN AUGUST, by DAVID CAPLAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Dusk tipping the hill's houses toward the pier
Last Line: How easily a life settles where it's turned
Subject(s): August


GERMANY; A WINTER TALE: CAPUT 11, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Behold the wood of teutoburg
Last Line: And towards it I gave a few dollars.
Subject(s): Freedom; Germany; Jahn, Frederick Ludwig (1778-1852); Neander, Johann August (1789-1850); Liberty; Germans; Mendel, David


HURRICANE IN AUGUST, by JUANITA BROWN TOBIN    Poem Source            
First Line: We had been short in the grain
Last Line: We sifted life grain by grain %and divided the gourds
Subject(s): August; Hurricanes


IN AUGUST, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When august days are hot an' dry
Last Line: And go ahead, and fish, and lie!
Subject(s): August


IN AUGUST, by HAMLIN GARLAND    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: From the great trees [or, cottonwoods] the locusts cry
Last Line: Like stricken things, and the ring-dove's note %sobs on in the dim distance
Subject(s): August


IN AUGUST, by WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: All the long august afternoon
Alternate Author Name(s): Howells, W. D.
Subject(s): August


IN EARLY AUGUST, by ARCHIBALD YOUNG CAMPBELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On august evenings mists arise
Last Line: Seems it, since it was may?
Subject(s): August


INDIANA BEECH WOODS: AUGUST, by ETHEL ARNOLD TILDEN    Poem Text            
First Line: Beyond the sprawling snake-rail fence
Last Line: Whimpering, whimpering, ceaselessly --
Subject(s): August; Beech Trees; Trees


LATE AUGUST, by PHYLLIS MCGINLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Candles, red tulips, ninety cents the bunch.
Last Line: On little rented chairs with gilded backs
Alternate Author Name(s): Hayden, Charles, Mrs.
Subject(s): August


LATE AUGUST, by PHYLLIS MCGINLEY    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now like an unkempt wife, a blowsy napper
Last Line: The voice of macy chiding his commitee
Alternate Author Name(s): Hayden, Charles, Mrs.
Subject(s): August


LATE AUGUST, by MARY GILCHRIST POWELL    Poem Source            
First Line: Red spider lilies crawling along the garden paths
Subject(s): August


LEUDEMANN'S-ON-THE-RIVER, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Toward even when the day leans down
Last Line: To leudemann's-on-the-river.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): August; Dreams; Life; Night; Summer; Nightmares; Bedtime


LOVE'S CALENDAR: AUGUST, by MAX DAUTHENDEY    Poem Text            
First Line: We walked beside the nimble brook
Last Line: And thought of you long after you had passed.
Subject(s): August


MIDSUMMER LETTER, by DONALD HALL                Poet's Biography
First Line: The polished black granite
Subject(s): August; Summer


MIDSUMMER LETTER, by DONALD HALL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The polished black granite
Last Line: To see it huge in the west %as if this were any august
Subject(s): August; Summer


MIDSUMMER NIGHT, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Midsummer night, without a moon, but the stars.
Last Line: I am ashamed, I have betrayed my friend.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): August; Italy; Moon; Night; Stars; Italians; Bedtime


NOCTURNE IN AUGUST, by YORK SAMPSON    Poem Text            
First Line: I saw two stars there walking hand in hand
Last Line: I try to cling to what is left of night.
Subject(s): August; Moon; Night; Bedtime


ROUND ONE, by ANN S. GOLDSMITH    Poem Source            
First Line: Take blue under cottonwoods, those prayersticks
Last Line: The first leaves drifted loose, all those souvenirs of august where your face should be
Subject(s): August; February; May (month); November


SATIRE ON PAYING CALLS IN AUGUST, by CH'ENG HSIAO    Poem Text            
First Line: When I was young, throughout the hot season
Last Line: That august visitors should not be admitted.
Subject(s): August; Guests; Visiting


SHEPHERD'S CALENDAR: AUGUST, by JOHN CLARE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Harvest approaches with its busy day
Last Line: Till monday morning doth its cares pursue %and wakes the harvests buys toils
Subject(s): August


SONNET TO A.W. VON SCHLEGEL, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In dainty hoop, with flowers all-richly dight
Last Line: Awoke, and sank within thine arms, love-drunk.
Subject(s): Schlegel, August Wilhelm Von (1767-1845)


SONNET: 1. TO AUGUST WILLIAM VON SCHLEGEL, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The worst of worms: the dagger thoughts of doubt
Last Line: Each flower can speak, each tree with music swells.
Subject(s): Schlegel, August Wilhelm Von (1767-1845)


SONNET: 2. TO THE SAME (AUGUST WILLIAM VON SCHLEGEL), by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Contented not with thine own property
Last Line: Enrich the scholar and the joyful heir.
Subject(s): Schlegel, August Wilhelm Von (1767-1845)


SONNETS FOR FIVE SEASONS: STASIS, by ANNE STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before the leaves change, light transforms these lucid
Subject(s): August; September; Weather


SONNETS OF THE MONTHS: AUGUST, by GIACOMO DI MICHELE    Poem Source            
First Line: For august, be your dwelling thirty towers
Alternate Author Name(s): Folgore Da San Gimignano; Di Michele, Giacomo
Subject(s): August


SONNETS WRITTEN TO BOUTS-RIMES: 7, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And is this august weather? Nay, not so
Last Line: Cheer up there can be nothing worse to mind.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): August; Rain; Weather


SPARROW, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When august hangs the bough with plums
Last Line: For men and birds of wit and taste.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): August; Cities; Country Life; Sparrows; Urban Life


THE CORN IS IN TASSEL, by CAROLINE HAZARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The corn is in tassel, and each tufted plume
Last Line: The corn is in tassel, the year at its prime.
Subject(s): August; Birds; Corn; Sun


THE FRUITS OF THE SEASON, by JAMES WRIGHT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a fresh morning of late august in padua. After the night's rain, the
Last Line: I have eaten the first fruit of the season, and I am in love
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, James A.
Subject(s): August; Love


THE LAST DAY OF AUGUST, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A man in a lawn chair
Last Line: Growing on the counter next to the knife.
Subject(s): August; Fruit; Grass; Pear Trees; Summer; Trees; Pears


THE POET'S CALENDAR: AUGUST, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The emperor octavian, called the august
Last Line: The golden harvests as my heritage.
Subject(s): August


THE SHEPHEARDES CALENDER: AUGUST, by EDMUND SPENSER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tell me, perigot, what shalbe the game
Last Line: The night nigheth fast, yts time to be gone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Clout, Colin
Subject(s): August


WOLF AND THE CASKET; OR THE UNITY OF THE ILIAD, by CHARLES TENNYSON TURNER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though wolf, in hypercritic zeal, insists
Last Line: The war from fight to fight, from book to book.
Subject(s): Homer (10th Century B.c.); Poetry & Poets; Wolf, Friedrich August (1795-1824); Iliad; Odyssey